Telehealth provides a tremendous opportunity to improve patient engagement and satisfaction, but it’s not without its hurdles. Healthcare organizations that are looking to provide telehealth services should first consider what, if any, barriers to access their patient population has. Then, they should work with their telehealth provider to find solutions that will enable patients to get the care they need when they need it.
A report estimated that the U.S. could face a shortage of 37,800 to 124,000 physicians by 20346.
Telehealth can help alleviate many of the challenges around healthcare recruiting and retention.
With employees wanting more flexibility and greater work-life balance, healthcare organizations can benefit from offering a hybrid or remote environment to attract candidates.
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